The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 364 311 375
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +64
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 44 104 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.08% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 77 17
Average daily rate £450 £413 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £479 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £381
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 - £117.50
Blue Coat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8591 9589 9860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.57% 45.21% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 6357 6319
Average daily rate £438 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 198 221
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 7 £475 +15.15% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) CheckPoint
2 50 (64.94%) Firewall
3 43 (55.84%) F5
4 39 (50.65%) WAN
5 37 (48.05%) Network Security
6 35 (45.45%) Juniper
7 34 (44.16%) LAN
8 27 (35.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (33.77%) OSPF
9 26 (33.77%) BGP
9 26 (33.77%) VPN
10 25 (32.47%) Finance
10 25 (32.47%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.68%) HSRP
12 19 (24.68%) NX-OS
13 18 (23.38%) Spanning Tree
13 18 (23.38%) Sourcefire
13 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (22.08%) VRRP
14 17 (22.08%) Snort
14 17 (22.08%) Proventia
15 16 (20.78%) ProxySG
15 16 (20.78%) CCSE
15 16 (20.78%) VLAN
16 14 (18.18%) Palo Alto
16 14 (18.18%) CISSP
16 14 (18.18%) Linux
17 13 (16.88%) DNS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) JBoss
1 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (64.94%) Firewall
2 39 (50.65%) WAN
3 37 (48.05%) Network Security
4 34 (44.16%) LAN
5 27 (35.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (33.77%) BGP
6 26 (33.77%) OSPF
6 26 (33.77%) VPN
7 25 (32.47%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 19 (24.68%) HSRP
9 19 (24.68%) NX-OS
10 18 (23.38%) Spanning Tree
11 17 (22.08%) VRRP
12 16 (20.78%) VLAN
13 13 (16.88%) DNS
14 12 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (15.58%) DHCP
15 11 (14.29%) Wireless
16 8 (10.39%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 11 (14.29%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 30 (38.96%) Security Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Consultant
6 9 (11.69%) Architect
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.79%) Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Network Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Juniper Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat Consultant
11 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Middleware
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) SecurID
5 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) VMS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
2 11 (14.29%) Change Management
3 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.79%) Network Design
5 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.79%) Web Filtering
6 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Network Management
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.90%) Information Security
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Line Management
8 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.90%) Network Packet Analysis
9 2 (2.60%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCSE
3 14 (18.18%) CISSP
4 13 (16.88%) CCNP
5 6 (7.79%) CCNA
6 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) CCDA
7 3 (3.90%) CCDP
8 2 (2.60%) CCIE
8 2 (2.60%) CCSA
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.30%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CISM
9 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Snort
2 16 (20.78%) ProxySG
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) Firmware
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) Proventia
2 9 (11.69%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.90%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.90%) Control-M
3 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.90%) OPNET
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.90%) SCCM
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) CheckPoint
3 43 (55.84%) F5
4 35 (45.45%) Juniper
5 18 (23.38%) Sourcefire
6 14 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 11 (14.29%) Symantec
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle
9 9 (11.69%) Citrix
10 8 (10.39%) VMware
11 7 (9.09%) Forcepoint
11 7 (9.09%) Infoblox
11 7 (9.09%) Riverbed
12 6 (7.79%) HP
12 6 (7.79%) Intel Security
12 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.19%) Avaya
13 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
13 4 (5.19%) Imperva
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